Fire Investigators Arrest Two for Arson November, 17, 2017
November 17, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SH2017-24)
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
R. Steve Huffman
Public Information Officer
(251) 208-7163/Cell: (251) 605-0984
FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARREST TWO FOR ARSON
Mobile Fire-Rescue Investigators have arrested a male and female for setting fires behind Dickey’s Barbeque Pit in Westwood Plaza located at 7765 Airport Blvd.
Mobile Firefighters were called out to a possible commercial building fire at approximately 1:28 a.m. today, Friday, November 17. When firefighters arrived they discovered a small area fire behind the buildings and extinguished it. After the fire was extinguished they discovered it was a port-a-potty that had burned. It was also discovered that a power pole was set and another fire set behind the building nearby.
Timothy Montgomery Bufford and Amber Jolen Kuta will both be charged with second degree arson and 2 counts of first degree criminal mischief.
E1, 22, 26; truck5, 27; rescue 26 and District Chief Steve Zirlott responded to the call.
The Arson Unit of the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department is conducting the investigation.